Three America East men's lacrosse games take place during the second weekend of league play.
Three America East men's lacrosse games take place during the second weekend of league play.
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#AEMLAX Play Continues This Weekend

Release: 04/04/2014

League play continues this weekend with America East teams slated to compete on Saturday and Sunday. A single contest is scheduled for Saturday and a pair is set for Sunday. All three games will be available live for free on AmericaEast.TV on PCs and mobile devices. Preview the weekend's league openers:

Saturday, April 5
Vermont at Stony Brook – 1 p.m.

Watch on AmericaEast.TV | Live Stats

  • Stony Brook ranks second in the league in goals a game (11.7) and assist (9.25).
  • Vermont sits at third in the league in saves a game (12.44) to go along with a .538 save percentage, backed by Justin Rosenberg who has the second most saves on the season (18 vs. Providence).
  • Vermont is looking for its first regular-season victory over the Seawolves.

Sunday, April 6
#16/18 Albany at Hartford
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  • Four of the last five regular-season contests between the two teams have been decide by a single goal, including Hartford’s 9-8 win in 2011.
  • Albany tops the nation in scoring offence (15.75), average assists a game (9.25) and points per game (25.0).
  • Hartford’s Frank Piechota currently leads the league in goals against average, posting a 9.47.
  • Hartford’s Kevin O’Shea takes an average 11.7 shots a game and collects 3.30 points per game (26g, 10a) to rank first and third, respectively, among conference leaders.
  • Albany brothers Lyle and Miles Thompson sit in the top-two spots in the nation in points per game, tallying an average 6.88 and 6.25ppg, respectively. Lyle leads in assists (4.25), while Miles is first in goals (4.13).

UMBC at Binghamton
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  • UMBC is 8-2 in America East play against Binghamton, with the Bearcats two victories coming in 2004 (5-4) and 2012 (15-8).
  • Binghamton is third in the league with 7.00 assists a game.
  • Both teams opened conference play with identical victories of 12-11. Binghamton defeated Hartford on the road, while UMBC triumphed over Stony Brook at home.
  • UMBC ranks third in goals a game (11.33), led by Matt Gregoire who nets an average 3.22 goals per game to rank second in the league.